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March 31, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 1839 v Mason City's Calendar March 24-AprII 3--School spring vacation. March 29-31--North Iowa building and home furnishings show, ·\ nigh school gymnasium. Iarch 3D--Veterans of Foreign Wars annual stag membership i dinner. 1--Monthly meeting of U C. T. and auxiliary at P. G. and E. auditorium, starting with 6:30 supper. April 2--"Seven .Last .Words of Christ" by Dubois, 7:30 o'clock, St. John's Episcopal church. April 3--Early diagnosis campaign meeting of CeiTO Gordo County Tuberculosis association at 12 o'clock boon, in Eadmar hotel. April 12--Annual nomination and election of officers of V. F. W at hall at 7:30 p. m. Here in Mason City Millinery at Mullaneys, 115 IS'.Fed Stop at June Johnny, C. Lake. ,. ."Permanent Waving" our hobby. Lilljan Reid's Beauty Shop. Advance ticket sale at Vance's for North Iowa Marimba Band, 25e. · A kickoff meeting for the horse program at the 1939 North Iowa Fair will be held at the Hotel Hanford Saturday at 1:30 p. m. Approximately 30 invitations have been sent to interested persons for the luncheon meeting. Henry Knauf, vice president of the United Trotting association, will speak at the meeting. Roller Skatiar Carnival night, Friday, Armory. Hats, confetti and noise-makers free. ' Be sure, INSURE with Romey Realty Co., Phone 584. Dr. H. W. Knutson, Mason City, legislative chairman of the Iowa Optometric association, will attend the annual convention and educational congress ot the association at Des Moines Sunday, . Monday and Tuesday. Outstanding speakers who will appear on the educational program include: Dr. Jerome Heather, Northern Illinois college of optometiy, Chicago; Dr. Louis Palm, Kansas City, Mo.: Dr. Guy L. DuPlessis, Minneapolis, Minn. It's fun io be April-Fooled by Ambrose the Magician, at Clear Lake Golf club through Sunday. Insist on Sbepard Abstracts. 303508 Foresters Bldg. Ph. 284. Dr. Horace Beemer, Foresters Bldg. , ~"Y.A series of special Bible studies will be inaugurated Sunday _ evening at 7:30 o'clock at Calvary "^chapel. The opening subject for the series, which will be on "Types of Christ in the Old Testament, 1 ' will be "Adam and Christ." The studies will be in charge of Glenn Erickson. Rummage sale, St. John's Episcopal parish hall at 108 N. Penn., Saturday, April 1st. tydia Darrah chocolates choice 60c Ib. 2 Ibs. 51.00. Flavo Shop. · Birth certificates have been filed for Margaret Arlene, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank John Burris, Route 1, born March 4- Betty Jean, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kasifc, Mason City born March 6; Mary-Rae, daughter of Mr.. and Mrs. Raymond Laurence Kobhe, 232 Twenty- sixth south-west, born March 6 and Kay Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Calvert, Mason City, born March 8. 'Cig-Rets, handy spot, all good brands. Flavo Shop, 12 - 1st S. E. Have Sun. chicken dinner at Briar's. Food is good, prices mod. Briar's Cafe, 25 - 1st S, E. ;$1.00 Sat. "New hats," one hundred braids, felts. Loftus Shop '52.98 and 53.98 Sat., selection Pattern hats, turban and brims lovely pastels, blacks, navys Loftus Shop, located 212 No. Fed. Harold Raizes' Pioneer cJub, held an overnight hike at the Y M..C. A. Thursday night. Games" swimming, soltball and stories were in the program for the boys. Ralph Thomas assisted Mr. Raizes on the hike. eZA. mason CITVS WALLPAPER mUTTR-sf noi MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE COMMITTEE FOR LOCAL CHAMBER OUTLINES PLANS Airport Engineer Points to Many Favorable Aspects "The time is ripe for proceeding with the construction of an airport in Mason City," Jean H. DuBuque, Chicago district airport engine-ei' of the civil aeronautics authority, told members of the aviation committee of the Chamber of Commerce Friday. The aviation committee, headed by Chairman W. B. Hathorn, already set to begin circulating petitions asking the city council to call an election, conferred with the airport engineer on last minute details. Mr. DuBuque in discussing the matter stated that this is the ideal time to launch the project because: 1. With a modern airport Mason City is almost certain to be made a. stopping place on a projected north and south airline. Other benefits also will accrue In the forthcoming rapid development of air activities. 2. The government is urging airplane manufacturers to move their plants away from the coast. If Mason City lias an airport and other air activities it may be in iine for one of these factories. Mr. DuBuque was emphatic in pointing out that Mason City has several favorable 'conditions for attracting a factory. In the first place, he said, the city is welt equipped with construction materials industries. The terrain surrounding the city is ideal for flying. The city is the right distance away from heavily congested areas. In Coast Cities Most of the airplane factories at the present time are situated in coast cities. The movement of the industry inland and the prospects of greatly enlarging the industry to meet the demands for military and civil purposes provides an unprecedented incentive for doing everything - possible to bring an airplane factory to Mason City, it was opinted out. The statement of Thomas F. Ryan, III, executive vice president of the Mid-Continent Airlines, on his recent visit to Mason City.'that his line would like to stop in Mason City on a projected run between the Twin Cities and Kansas City is another argument for proceeding \vith the airport, it was stated. The Mid-Continent already operates a line from St. Paul to Huron, Sioux Falls, Omaha, Kansas City and Tulsa, Okla. Filed Application The Mid-Continent already has filed an application for a certificate of convenience and necessity with the civil aeronautics authority at Washington for the Twin City-Kansas City run that would include a stop in Mason City. The Chamber of Commerce committee has two proposed sites in mind and at the meeting Friday discussed hangar and runway construction. Hanson and Waggoner, Mason City architects, are preparing a miniature layout of an airport and hangars, similar_ to the southside fire station model. The Chamber of Commerce committee petition that will be circulated next week will ask the city council to call an election to vote on a bond issue sufficient to launch the project It is expected that federal funds will be available for part of the expense o£ constructing the runways and necessary buildings on the field. FINED 510, COSTS Walter O'Niel, city, was fineci S10 and costs Friday by Police Judge Morris Laird on a charge of intoxication. O'Niel was arrested at 12:45 o'clock Friday morning at 320 South Federal avenue. John Loken. 18 Kentucky avenue northeast, forfeited a $10 bond posted when arrested at 1:40 o'clock Friday morning in the 1300 block on North FeJeral avenue. SUFFERS BROKEN' HIP FOREST CITY--Mrs. Andrew Nessen of Forest City suffered a broken hip Wednesday morning when she slipped -on the back porch while emptying a pan oi ashes. Mrs. Nessen is 72. R O O F I N G WE'LL SAVE YOU MONEY Let Us Show You Everlox Shingles Free Estimates PHONE 3830 OR WRITE US Sherman Roofing 8 Siding Co. 3 Sou * h Louisiana Avenue Mason City, Iowa Special For Spring Heating Franklin Co. Nut Coal WOLF BROS. COAL CO. Del. Oil Treated PHONE 1148 7"--·* JEAN H. DUBUQUE District Airport Engineer Civil Aeronautics AuthorHy Mason Cityans Help Refugee Flee Europe A direct result of Hitler's absorption of Czecho-Slovakia was felt in Mason City this week, when several local persons donated $125 to furnish passage for a Jewish refugee in the Czech country to find a haven in the Chaco region of Argentina, in South America, it was revealed Friday. This Jewish man, a well-to-do manufacturer until Germany's dictator marched into the Masaryk-built democracy of Czechoslovakia, wrote u friend in the city on March 14 -- the day on which Reichsfuehrer Hitler's storm troopers ended the central European democracy, and in his letter is apparent a premonition of the disaster about to befall his native country. The letter follows: "The situation is changing rapidly. It's without use to write you about the political events here. These last days are full o£ an enormous excitement. At the time you'll have got my letter, who can say what it will be. The future seems to be as dark as possible. Goes to Palestine "The brother here has been also obliged to give up his shop. My nephew I mentioned in one letter, started the day before yesterday with an illegal passport for Palestine. My brother has the intention to follow in a few weeks, and I'm much afraid about that. It's impossible in the ease of such an illegal voyage to take any means with (only 200 kronens--$5). '"And to complete all the misery, the family has a great difficulty with the stay here in consequence of a lately published law. I don't know what to do. Your ear is so encouraging and kind. I'm trying to learn as much as possible in baking ko- lash, cakes, strudel and tarts and will learn, if possible, cooking. But there is another difficulty. I don't know how long I'll be waiting my hour for the permit: it is said one year. On the American consulate there it is impossible to get any real information; they have given me only vague replies. "Without an important (I think political) recommendation to the consul directly from your country, I don't see no way whatever to accelerate the getting of the permit for immigration. "Very, Very Dangerous" "What's with tiie Quaker's camp? May I ask you it it would be possible to get an invitation for- the camp, only with the secret intention to come in this way sooner, rd be glad if my brother and I could start soon. If not possible for TIS both, I'd be liappy. if only the brother could go alone at first. I'm much fearing for him if he would really take the illegal voyage for Palestina. This is a very, very dangerous thing, both voyage and the stay in the country without permit. But up today he hasn't another real possibility." March 24 a cable was received from the Jewish man. who told his friend that if S125 in cash were forwarded to a certain address in Argentina, he could obtain leave from the country which now is part of the third reich. Friends of the refugee hastily met and gathered that amount, then sent it to the address in Argentina. They now are awaiting further word from the refugee, who if he has not fallen victim to one of the nazt forms of terrorism, should at the present time be on the high seas, enroute to a new home, a new life, a new outlook. ettons for Mason City Airport ALGONA KIWANIS CLUB PRESENTS LOCAL PROGRAM Music, Comedy and · Dance Numbers Are Enjoyed Here Thirty-three members of the Algona Kiwanis club visited Mason City Thursday night, and provided a program of music, comedy, dance and versatility, with a general air of hilarity predominating at the meeting, held in the Hotel Hanford. Harlan Girton, president of the local Kiwanis, welcomed the visitors following a dinner, and turned the program over to Dr. C. H. Crelzmeyer. who served as toastmaster during the nroceedings. Plays Uzt's Rhapsody Dr. Cretzmeyer's daughter, Jane, opened the program with a piano selection, the "Twelfth Rhapsody," by Liszt, followed by an encore, a work by Paul Stoye. Both numbers were presented in scintillating, impressive manner by the Al- Eona girl. Particularly on the Liszt number was her playing outstanding, her rendition earning a wide measure o£ applause. Rosalie Swanson of Algona also pleased, with a toe dancing specialty. Little Russell Seidel of Mason City gave an entertaining tap dancing exhibition. Participating in "Waltz in Rhythm," a group number, were three ' Algonans-- Miss Swanson, Emmajcnne Hing- genberg and Betty Courtney-and three Mason Cilyans--Vaughn and Wendy Baintef, and Edd Leegaard. The Algonans were the pupils of Miss Bernice Stock, the Mason Cilyans those of Jimmy Fleming. Lowe Conducts Quiz Dr. Cretzmeyei- next introduced, in flowery,-adjective delivery, J. D. Lowe. Algona attorney, who conducted a quiz, in which he introduced various Algonans, and called on them for crisp comment, witticisms, and anecdotes. This event proved to be the highlight of the evening, both for the Al- gonans and Mas 011 Cityans Jim Murtagh of the Algona delegation led the c o m b i n e d groups in community singing, preceding the program. Algonans attending the meeting were E. S. Kinsey, Major Leslie T Saul, Milton G. Norton, H. E. Hist William A. Barry, G. R. Cook R L. Maxwell, H. W. Miller, Alvin J. Huenhold, Dr. Claire D. Schaap Antone Johnson, Bill Steele Rav Bjustrom, E. W. Lusby, the Rev David R Martin, C. R. LaBarrei ?'"' C TM C * Sh)erk - Sheriff Casey Loss, W. A. Vigars, Dr. C. T Cretz- meyei-, Club President A. L. Long K. J. Harrington, J. D. Lowe o' B. Lamg, J. R. Murtagh, D. E JJawel Campbell Humphrey, Theo ChrisdiiHe. Ed Hanscn. George L. Miller. H. T. Barker. Lars Sorenson and H. D. Hutchins. Services Held for Former Mason Cityan in Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Funeral services for Mrs. David Kmney, 68, former Mason Cityan F^l? £ e n t Th " reda y « Sioux * alls, S. Dak., where she died alter living there since 1D10, according to word received in Mason City Friday. J Mrs. Kinney, nee Belle Glass was born in Mason City in 1870 Her father, Robert Glass, was a Civil war veteran and one of the early pioneers in North Iowa The former Mason City woman was married m Mason City to David Kinney in 1891 a nd lived here until the couple left for Sioux B'alls S. Dal:.. 29 years ago. For the past 25 years Mrs. Kinney was an invalid and her death Monday night was caused by bronchial pneumonia. Services were held at St. Joseph's cathedral in Sioux Falls, s. Dak., and burial was in the Catholic cemetery in that city. · Surviving are: Her husband: one son, Ray of Sioux Falls, S. Dak three daughters, Mrs. L. J Lor-' entz of Sioux Falls, S. Dak · Mr« A. C. Dargen of Huron, S Dak~ and Mrs. W. E. Cassutt of Madison' S. Dak.; 14 grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Frank Sweiger of Oklahoma City, Okla. Western 'Super' at Avery for 3 Days GARNER--One of the new w e s t e r n super-epics, "Jesse James." comes to the Avery theater starting Sunday, April 2. The film stars Tyrone Power Randolph Scott, Henry Fonda and Nancy Kelly, and will be shown Monday and Tuesday at 7:15 and 9 p. m. Time of showings Sunday will be 12:45 noon, 2:30, 4:40. 6:50 and 9 p. m. Fiery Itch ing Skin Gets Quick Relief Home Treatment Eases Unbearable Soreness -- Distress There is one simple yet inexpensive «· Io case Ihe itching and torture of Eczema Itching Toes or Feet Rashes and manj- oUw externally caused skin erup- ' i " lal is lo - c's Emer- «, , o """I' oonc's Emerald Oil night and morning and people «no suffer from such embarrassing or unsightly sfcfn troubles would be wise to Just ask any first-class druggist for an original bottle of Moonc'n Emerald Oil and refuse to accept anything else. H is such a highly concentrated preparation that a small bottle lasts a long timTM and J""? ern «i« j' TM* ·'«. Powerful pcne- J ?i f 2" lhal hc 'P s Promote healing fan* to give you full and complete satis" t a°t you "" havc rour m °TMy «- A P R I L FOOL and EASTER CANDIES Martha's Candy Shop 25 West State They're Starting Kilns in Brick Yards un «S Wlnl .,, i ^v° n , C1 V y Brlck and Tilc Company are starling * up the Wins in plant No. Z, shown in the above picture, as genera! ion of operations get under way in. the local clay industry M ' d"* startcd funning Thursday and No. J will be 22b Men Returning to Their Jobs at LocaLClay Plants M Accident Spoils Christmas Enjoyment; Woman Sues for $1,407 Damages Two manufacturing units of the Mason City Brick and Tile company went into operation Thursday and a third is scheduled to start Monday, according to W. H. Reese, vice president and treasurer. By Monday 225 men will have returned to their jobs in the three plants and the central grinding station, according to Mr. Reese. With the brick and tile plants going into operation to manufacture brick, funding tile, drain tile and other articles, Mason City's large building material industry becomes fully active. Both the Northwestern States Portland Cement company and the Lehigh Portland Cement company resumed manufacturing schedules after the winter layoff for re- r pairs, while increased demand for sand and gravel is making for enlarged operations at the Ideal Sand and Gravel company. The management o£ the Mason City Brick and Tile company is anticipating increasing demand lor drain tile and farm building construction, as well as for other types of fireproof building mate- Wheels started turning at plants No. 2 and 3 and the grinding station Thursday. No. 4 is set to begin running Monday. BOY SCOUTS MEET POPEJOY -- The Boy Scout group met at the parsonage Wednesday evening. The Cub group meets each Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mate J. Sherman's enjoyment of last Christmas day was marred by an auto accident between the taxicafa in which she was riding and another, the collision allegedly resulting in her receiving a badly sprained right ankle and other injuries. ·^ s a result she filed suit for 51,407 damages in district court here Friday against the Red Top Cab company and its driver Elmer Wildebrow, and the Checker Cab company and its driver Albert Bobek, charging that the negligence of both drivers caused her injuries. She was riding in the Checker cab, according to her pe tition. O'ROURKE PAYS $208, COSTS FOR HIT AND RUN ACT Collision With Other Car Resulted in Hurts to Two Passengers Edmund O'Hourke pleaded guilty in district court here Friday morning to leaving the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury without stopping to give aid or information. He was sentenced by Judge T. A. Beardmore to pay a fine of $2GO anQ COS ( S or serve 60 days in the county jail. The fine was paid. O'Rourke was driving a car which collided with one driven by Fred Best, Jr., at Clear Lake junction on highway No. 106 on March 18, according to the county attorney's information to which he pleaded. Floyd Best and Leonard Wernet who were riding in the Best car were both injured, the knees of the first being cut and the nose of the other being hurt. O'Rourke continued to drive away after the accident despite the fact that the one front lire of his Mr was partly cut away and the fender against the wheel He was followed by Fred Best in a car driven by Russell Bistline which caught up with the ORourke car three miles from the accident. Fred Best stayed with O'Rourke while Bistline went to call officers but O'Rourke hit him in the face and again drove away, according to the information. He was arrested at his home by a state highway patrolman and a deputy sheriff. Both O'Rourke and ' Best arc Cerro Gordo county farmers. OK Tire Welding Shop Expands Third Time George Peterson and Lester Willtroul, owners of the OK Tire Welding shop. 318 Delaware avenue northeast, Friday announced the installation of new equipment for the third time since the opening of the shop last August. It has been necessary to take care Df fhr, ei An-, u lai Dee " necessary to tak( Of the $1,407 she asks $1,200 of the expanding business since wWlo^^""^".!^." L he °P e TMe ° E «£ shop by ado^g weeks' loss of t i TM » n T i opening ot the shop by adding and the rpm,inrt? f earnings more floor space and installing ?",. ' h L!^ ma '"^r lor P a5 t and two'more welding units in addU a n g two more welding units in addition to the original one. Take Home A Loaf of... ANN KINGSLEY Cooking School Director says "It's Bread at Its Best" POTATO B R E A D . . . It's Distinctly Different DEAL FOR SANDWICHES FOR TABLE USE BIG DOUBLE LOAF 10 WHILE SHOPPING AT YOUR FOOD STORE ASK FOR BETSY ROSS-IT'S BETTER BREAD FRESH DAILY AT ALL FOOD STORES IN NORTHWEST IOWA

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